[meteorite-list] Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity Update: March 28 - April 1, 2014
From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:08:28 -0700 (PDT)
OPPORTUNITY UPDATE: Further Southwest on 'Murray Ridge' -
sols 3617-3621, March 28, 2014-April 01, 2014:
Opportunity is exploring 'Murray Ridge,' part of the west rim of
On Sol 3617 (March 28, 2014), the rover continued further to the
southwest on Murray Ridge with a 68-foot (20.8-meter) drive. After two
sols of remote sensing over the weekend, Opportunity drove again on Sol
3621 (April 1, 2014), with a 144-foot (44-meter) drive that included
some mid-drive imaging of an exposed rock outcrop.
As of Sol 3621 (April 1, 2014), the solar array energy production was
661 watt-hours with an atmospheric opacity (Tau) of 0.433 and a solar
array dust factor of 0.868.
Total odometry is 24.15 miles (38.87 kilometers).
Received on Tue 08 Apr 2014 07:08:28 PM PDT